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Activities of daily living (ADL)

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a. Transfer : Getting in & out of a chair without requiring physical assistance.
b. Mobility : The ability to move from room to room without requiring any physical assistance.
c. Continence : The ability to voluntarily control bowel and bladder functions such as to maintain personal hygiene.
d. Dressing : Putting on and taking off all necessary items of clothing without requiring assistance of another person.
e. Bathing/Washing : The ability to wash in the bath or shower(including getting in or out of the bath or shower) or wash by any other means.
f. Eating : All tasks of getting food into the body once it has been prepared.

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